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" THE melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. Heaped in the hollows of the grove, the autumn leaves lie dead ; They rustle to the eddying gust, and to the rabbit's tread ; The robin... "
Poems, chiefly lyrical, compiled and arranged by G.H. Strutt - Page 164
by George H Strutt - 1866 - 240 pages
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...those Who perished in the cause of Right. (1. 13-16) NAAL-1; OHIP; PAH; TAP The Death of the Flowers 7 sear. (1. 1—2) 8 Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang and stood In brighter...
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Buckeye Legends: Folktales and Lore from Ohio

Michael Jay Katz - History - 1994 - 222 pages
...one of the loneliest. The Paint Creek valley always makes me think of William Cullen Bryant's poem: The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sere. And that poem brings Ruthy Sue to mind . . . but I'll get to her in a moment. As I've said, Ross County's...
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Scratching the Woodchuck: Nature on an Amish Farm

David Kline - Nature - 1999 - 205 pages
...to an end. As William Culleri Bryant writes in The Death of the Flowers, "The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere." It is hard to imagine that only a few months ago we sought shade away from the unrelenting heat of...
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The Hanging of Old Brown: A Story of Slaves, Statesmen, and Redemption

Gregory Toledo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 276 pages
...event in Sanborn, Life and Letters of John Brown, pp. 37, 52-53, respectively. CHAPTER 4 Deliver Me The melancholy days are come the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. — William Cullen Bryant, The Dcnth of Flowers Life for the Browns turned severe during the 1830s....
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Sura's Quotable Quotes, Adages and Sayings

D.V. Rangarajan - 2004
...rubble; he who writes verses builds it in granite - BulwerLytton. Autumn 1 . The melancholy days have come, the saddest of the year, of wailing winds and naked woods and meadows brown and sear - Bryant. Avarice 1 . Avarice has ruined more souls than extravagance - Charles Caleb Cotton....
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The Galax Gatherers: The Gospel Among the Highlanders

Edward Owings Guerrant - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 220 pages
...of rocks and peaks and little cabins. Surely Bryant must have been in such a country when he wrote : "The melancholy days are come, The saddest of the year; Of wailing winds, and naked woodsAnd meadows brown and sere." The paths and roads were full of people going to church, mostly on...
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Views from My Schoolroom Window: The Diary of Schoolteacher Mary Laurentine ...

Jennifer Cain Bohrnstedt - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 396 pages
...hear and see no more of books, books, books. . . Sunday, October 23td, 1864 "The melancholy days have come The saddest of the year, Of wailing winds and naked woods And meadows brown and drear. Heaped in the hollows of the grove The withered leaves lie dead. They rustle to the eddying...
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Medicine and Duty: The World War I Memoir of Captain Harold W. McGill ...

Harold W. McGill - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 379 pages
...army's slang terms for the German soldier. Others were "Hun," "Fritz," and "Heinie." IX OUR ENEMYTHE MUD The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year,...winds, and naked woods, and meadows brown and sere. - William Cullen Bryant, The Death of the Flowers Monday was the 1st of November and opened with a...
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